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Movement Mechanisms

Discover some schemes of work, lesson plans, classroom worksheets and interactive activities to develop skills in design technology for Key Stage Two covering construction, materials, food, textiles and movement mechanisms

  • Weather Testing

    Weather Testing

    review the design and materials used in the construction of instruments with movement mechanisms to measure the weather

  • Weather Construction

    Weather Construction

    Select and shape materials to build different instruments that can be used to measure the weather

  • Instrument Design

    Instrument Design

    Complete a plan about how to build different instruments with movement mechanisms to measure the weather

  • Wind Speed

    Wind Speed

    Select and combine materials to build an anemometer that can be used to measure the strength of the wind

  • Weather Instruments

    Weather Instruments

    Explain and test how a range of instruments can be used to measure different types of weather

  • Lengths, Masses and Capacities
    Solve a selection of contextual problems by comparing and converting between different units of measurement for mass, length and capacity
  • Fruit Cocktails
    Convert capacities between litres and millilitres when mixing ingredients for different drinks
  • Changing Lengths
    Measure different lengths around the school and convert between metres, centimetres and millimetres
  • Soup Shopping
    Convert measurements between grams and kilograms to calculate prices of foods needed for different recipes